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Feb. 17 is "National Cabbage Day," and who better to commemorate the holiday than the former "Cabbage Smash Kids" themselves--the Washington Nationals!

The cabbage smashing all started during Spring Training last season when Bob Henley decided to commemorate the National Holiday with a relay race--and a tradition was born.

After coming back from a 6-1 deficit against the Philadelphia Phillies on April 9 last season, the Nats celebrated with their cabbage smashing relay race.

The Nats opened Monday's workout in West Palm Beach by commemorating their favorite holiday with a gripping cabbage race: Team Strasburg vs. Team Scherzer.

Scherzer's team came out victorious with Sean Doolittle as the anchor, spiking the cabbage on the pavement with force.

With dinner and $1,000 on the line, Scherzer's team dominated, winning all three legs of the relay, according to Washington Post's Jesse Doughtery.

It's unclear whether the Nats will bring the Spring Training tradition back to D.C., but it sure is fun to watch the World Series Champions smash some cabbage.

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